Brief Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Istanbul.Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 Explore Old City. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 Visit Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus cruise tour. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 Drive to Gallipoli and Visit Gallipoli. Overnight in Canakkale.

Day 5 Visit Troy and Pergamon. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 Explore Ephesus ancient city & House of Virgin Mary. Overnight Kusadasi.

Day 7 Explore Pamukkale ( Cotton Castle ). Overnight Pamukkale.

Day 8 Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.

End of the service

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Istanbul Airport
TYPE OF TOUR Private or Small Group Tour
You can join our small group tour (max.16 people) or we can organize a private tour for only your party.
FLEXIBLE DEPARTURE TIME Every day, all year around
CUSTOMIZABLE You can change our tours as you like or we can organize your desired tour.
INCLUDED
All accomodation B&B at choise of selected 4-5 star, boutique or cave hotels
All seightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program
All meals where shown in the itinerary with this legend (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Domestic flight tickets (May be operated by Turkish Airlines, Anadolu Jet, Atlas Jet, Sun Express, Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines)
All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by ministry of culture and tourism
All transport with new & AC vehicles
All airport transfer throughout the trip
All parking fees, ferry tools and petrol
All entrance fees and taxes
EXCLUDED
International airfare to Turkey
Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personel expenses, posters, tips
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Day 1: ISTANBUL

Welcome to Istanbul. Your guide meet with you at the airport. Depands on your arrival time you may explore the city or transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul

2

Day 2: ISTANBUL

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided private tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque,Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.

Overnight Istanbul

3

Day 3: ISTANBUL

Today you visit Dolmabahce Palace and then have a Bosphorus Cruise (public boat) experience. Afternoon Suleymaniye Mosque and Spice (Egyptian) Market.

Overnight Istanbul

4

Day 4: ISTANBUL - GALLIPOLI

After breakfast you say goodbye to Istanbul. One of the most emotionally touching places in TURKEY today you visit WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli. Includes Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Memorials and Trenches

Overnight Canakkale

5

Day 5: GALLIPOLI-KUSADASI

This morning you visit legendary city of TROY, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour to Pergamon which is one of the seven churches of revelation. Than drive to Kusadasi for overnight.

Overnight Kusadasi

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Day 6: EPHESUS

Absorb yourself in history today. Today you visit Ephesus , Temple of Artemis and House of Virgin Mary. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient times. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village you can learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kusadasi

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Day 7: EPHESUS-PAMUKKALE

After breaksfast you heading to the magnificent White calcium terraces, known as Cotton Castle (Pamukkale) where you also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city was used in Roman time for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Pamukkale

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Day 8: PAMUKKALE

After breaksfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye and transferred to the airport. Fly to Istanbul.

End of the service.

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Day 9: OPTIONAL TOUR

In addition to day 8 you may want to visit Aphrodisias where you can see amazing sculptures. Aphrodisias has the biggest hippodrome with 30.000 capacity in Turkey.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: 120 usd per person ( calculated for a party of 2 )